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Vivian Joyce Johnson Jordan

March 26, 1942 - February 01, 2018


In Loving Memory of Vivian Joyce Johnson-Jordan who was born on March 26,1942 to the proud parents of Melvin and Melvina Johnson in Taylor, Texas. Vivian was the first of six children born to this union.

Vivian departed this life peacefully and quietly on February 1, 2018 with her family at her side.

Vivian came to California in 1954and lived in Menlo Park, Caifornia. She graduated from Menlo Atherton High School in Atherton California in 1960. Upon graduation Vivian attended the College of San Mateo Junior College and wenl on to work at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, California to become a Licensed vocational Nurse (LVN). She retired from Sequoia Hospital after 42 years of service.

In 1961,Vivian married Freddie •Fred'Jordan. They had a fulfilling and long marriage. From this union they became the parents of three children, Gail Lynne, Raymond Lee and Freddie.

Vivian accepted Christ as her personal savior at an early age. She became a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Redwood City, CA. She later began a fellow ship w ith the Redw ood Cly cburch Little Flock under the leadership of Doctor E.J. O'Neil. She was very active in the church and served both as the Financial Director and as an Usher. She was a faithful member and would always express to everyone “how good God was.”

Vivian was preceded- in death by her parents; Melvin and Melvina Johnson, her husband; Freddie “Fred” Jordan, Brothers; Bobbie L. Johnson (wife,Velma), Clifford L. Johnson, brother-in-law, Lester Lacey; son-in-law, William Frazier.

Vivian leaves to cherish memories of her life, three children: daughter, Gail Roby-Frazier of Las Vegas, NV and two sons, Raymond Lee Jordan (Jennifer) and Freddie Jordan, Jr. both of East Palo Alto, CA; sister, LaVerne Lacey of East Palo Alo, CA; lwo brothers; Melvin R. Johnson (wife, Alicia) of San Jose, CA; Robbie L. Johnson (wife, Mozella) of Plano, Texas; aunt, Dorothy Owens of Menlo Park, CA; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; step-sons, stepdaughters and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many devoted friends who will miss her dearly.

Vivian will truly be missed. Her memory will continue to be cherished amongst her family and friends.

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